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Arcteryx Mantis Reviews and Buyer's Guide (Jan 2019)

3.43 based on 19 reviews


Crowdsourced specs across all Arcteryx Mantis models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity26 l (1587 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Reviews Summary

77% of the Arcteryx Mantis reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (55%)
Good (22%)
Average (16%)
Poor (2%)
Bad (2%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Arcteryx Mantis:

Reviewers like these things about the Arcteryx Mantis

  • Many reviewers have said that it is a well designed and comfortable pack for their daily travel.
  • Testers say that it is extremely lightweight with high durability for long lasting over the years.
  • A few testers have also mentioned that the shoulder straps have good padding for carrying heavy loads.
  • Some reviewers said that the side pockets are adequate to carry small objects for easy access.
  • Some testers said that the pack sits high on their back, which avoids pulling down of the pack from your shoulders.
  • A few reviewers have complimented about the fine fabric of the backpack.
  • Numerous reviewers have applauded for the top pocket of the pack. Many have mentioned that it was much helpful to carry their daily stuff with easy access.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • Some daily commuters said that the backpack has less number of zippered pockets which prevented them to carry daily office stuffs.
  • Few reviewers complained that the side pockets are inadequate to carry water bottles.
  • A couple of the reviewers have also complained about the size of the inner compartment and the laptop sleeve.

Popular Models

Arcteryx Mantis 26

100% choose the Arcteryx Mantis 26

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity26 l (1587 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2 oz (0.9 kg)
Length iconLength20 in (51 cm)
Width15 in (38 cm)
Height4 in (10 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Arcteryx Mantis features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Hydration bladder

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Arcteryx Mantis models (the most popular choice is the Mantis 26).

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

2626 l2 oz0.08 oz/L


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The Arcteryx Mantis ranks #20 compared with the other Arcteryx bags.

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vs All Bags

The Arcteryx Mantis ranks #1455 compared with all the bags we have checked.

1453Briggs & Riley BRX
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1454Arcteryx Mantis
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1455Brics Bellagio
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1457SealLine Urban
SealLine Urban

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Last updated on January 20, 2019